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Author Mermann-Jozwiak, Elisabeth.

Title Conversations with Mexican American writers [electronic resource] : languages and literatures in the borderlands / Elisabeth Mermann-Jozwiak, Nancy Sullivan.

Imprint Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, c2009.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xxv, 161 p. : ill.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Stories that must be told: an introduction -- The stuff that you pull out of your kischkas: conversation with Montserrat Fontes -- Braiding languages, weaving cultures: conversation with Diana Montejano -- You must be the change you wish to see in the world: conversation with Pat Mora -- Between belonging and exile: conversation with Benjamin Alire Sáenz -- Muy payasa: conversation with Sandra Cisneros -- You carry the border with you: conversation with Helena María Viramontes -- My grandmother makes the best tortillas and other stereotypes: conversation with Dagoberto Gilb -- Testimonio, reconnection, and forgiveness: conversation with Norma ElÍa Cantú -- Ay, el inglés tan bonito!: conversation with Denise Chávez.
Summary Interviews with nine Mexican American authors conducted primarily in 2007.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Mexican American authors -- Interviews.
Authors, American -- 20th century -- Interviews.
American literature -- Mexican American authors -- History and criticism.
Mexican American authors -- Political and social views.
American literature -- Mexican-American Border Region -- History and criticism.
Mexican Americans -- Intellectual life.
Mexican Americans in literature.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Sullivan, Nancy, 1949-
ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9781604732146 (cloth : alk. paper)
1604732148 (cloth : alk. paper)
9781604732153 (pbk. : alk. paper)
1604732156 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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